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Clinical Dietitian- Outpatient

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Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

7542 Diabetes & Nutritional Rehabilitation

Supervisory Organization

Diabetes & Nutrition Center



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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


Title:  Clinical Dietitian Outpatient

Part-time,0.5 working 40 hours per two weeks Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm , (3) 8 hour days on the second week of the pay period, no on call, holidays or weekends, no shift rotations.

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 POSITION SUMMARY: Provides individual and group nutrition counseling for referred patients and provides education programs for business and community groups. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Provides individual and group nutrition counseling in nutrition principles in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Maintains effective outpatient nutrition education programs.
  • Develops and presents nutrition education programs for business and community groups.
  • Maintains nutritional records on patients and communicates pertinent information to referring physician.
  • Participates in the marketing of Diabetes and Nutritional Rehab services.
  • Participates in continuing education activities, maintains membership in professional affiliations, and completes a minimum of six contact hours in diabetes and educational principles.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Participates in the orientation and development of personnel assigned to providing diabetes education.
  • Performs daily and/or routine maintenance and calibrates the test equipment as necessary.  Recognizes and troubleshoots basic instrument malfunctions and resolves with the proper action taken.
  • Sets up, performs, and evaluates programmed quality control materials according to established control limits.
  • Runs standards and patient samples through automated or manual protocols and monitors manual functions of test systems and instruments to assume reliable accuracy and precision.  Maintains link of test results to patients.
  • Evaluates instrument results.  Enters results and pertinent information necessary for valid physician interpretation.
  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance necessary to keep all equipment in good working order.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition or related field from an accredited school
  • Certification as a Registered Dietitian, issued by the American Dietetic Association or registration eligible/obtaining certification within 3 months from date of hire.
  • Certification as Diabetes Educator or current pursuit of certification.
  • Two (2) years of clinical nutrition education.
  • One (1) year of diabetes education knowledge and counseling skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • For Diabetes Endocrinology Specialists location only: Certified Insulin Pump Trainer or achieved within 6 months from date of hire.


  • Two (2) to three years of clinical nutrition education, knowledge, and counseling skills.
  • One (1) year education background in teaching/learning with excellent interpersonal skills.

This position requires a license or certification

This positin requires FBI and Child Abuse clearances


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


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LGH Part Time Posted on 07/13/2021